Who may register for the 2018 IIF SMM?

If you received an invitation to the 2018 IIF Spring Membership Meeting or if your firm is a member of the IIF, you may register for the event. Non-member registrations are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Please note that space constraints require us to limit the number of non-members admitted to the meeting.

How do I register for the 2018 IIF SMM?

Online registration is now open, register here. To read more about the registration process and related fees for this meeting, please click here. Please note that your registration is not confirmed until you receive a separate confirmation email from the IIF. Please allow two weeks for registration processing. Registration requests received after will require onsite registration.

My firm is a sponsor for this event, do I receive complimentary registration?

Yes, all delegates from sponsoring firms for the 2018 IIF Spring Membership Meeting receive complimentary registration. For questions or issues relating to registration, please contact meetings@iif.com.

My firm’s Group CEO or Chairman is interested in attending this event, and my organization is a member of the IIF. Does my Group CEO or Chairman receive complimentary registration?

Yes, the CEO and/or Chairman delegate of each IIF member firm receives complimentary registration for this event. For questions or issues relating to registration, please contact meetings@iif.com

Are government officials required to pay a registration fee?

Government officials are not required to pay a registration fee.  

I am a speaker for this event, do I need to register?

As a speaker, your registration for this event will be automatically completed by the IIF.

Are group discounts available?

Groups of 3 or more paid individuals from the same organization save 20% on event registration fees. To register your group for the meeting, please email meetings@iif.com.

How do I know that my registration is confirmed?

Within two weeks of submitting your registration, you will receive an e-mail with your registration status, payment receipt, and additional details. If you do not receive this email within two weeks, please contact us at meetings@iif.com.

When will I receive the Program Agenda?

Details regarding the Program Agenda, including themes, specific timing and confirmed speakers, will be released on our website as details become available.

Is there a list of all registered participants for the 2018 IIF SMM?

A list of participants will be available approximately two weeks prior to the event on the IIF Meetings mobile application.

I need a visa to travel to the meeting. How do I obtain a visa?

All inquiries regarding visa requirements should be directed to your local consulate or travel agent. Please ensure that you apply for your visa at your earliest convenience should you require one.

How can the IIF help with the visa process?

The IIF can only issue an official invitation letter which can be used in the visa application process. The IIF is unable to intervene on behalf of meeting participants in the visa process.

How do I register my spouse for the meeting?

Spouses are welcome to join us for the meeting. To register a spouse, please e-mail meetings@iif.com with the name of your spouse at least 30 days prior to the event.

How do I make a hotel reservation?

This meeting will be held at The Square - Brussels Meeting Centre, located at rue Mont des Arts, 1000 Brussel, Belgium. Participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements and hotel accommodations. The IIF has reserved a block of discounted rooms available at a hotel in walking distance to the event venue. The rooms have been blocked at the Hilton Brussels Grand Place located at Carrefour de l'Europe 3, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium. Reservations can be made here or by phone at +32 2 548 42 11. To find a list of additional conveniently located hotels near the event venue, please click here.

Will I be sent meeting materials ahead of the meeting?

No. All meeting materials, including the IIF-issued badges, will be available for pick-up onsite or available on the event mobile application. A final communication with details on how to collect the IIF-issued badge will be sent approximately one week prior to the meeting directly to all attendees.

May I collect registration materials on behalf of my delegation?

Yes. If you would like to pick up the registration materials on behalf of your delegation or on behalf of another participant, please be prepared to present the registration confirmation number and a copy of a government-issued ID (passport, driver's license) for each participant for whom you plan to collect registration materials. 

The IIF cannot release registration materials to anyone other than the registered participant without the registration confirmation number and a copy of a government-issued photo ID.

What is the proper attire for the event?

Business attire is appropriate for all meeting sessions and meals.

Does the IIF provide airport transportation?

No, the IIF does not provide airport transportation. Participants are responsible for their own travel and pick-up arrangements.

Who do I contact regarding press related issues for the event?

Press may register for this event by emailing media@iif.com. Please contact Dylan Riddle (driddle@iif.comregarding all other press inquiries.

My firm is interested in sponsorship opportunities – with whom should I speak?

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact sponsorship@iif.com

What is the cancellation policy for the 2018 IIF SMM?

Our cancellation policy: 

  • All cancellation requests must be sent in writing via e-mail to meetings@iif.com. 

  • Only cancellation requests received up to thirty (30) days before the event will be refunded.  

  • Cancellation requests will be confirmed in writing via email within 48 hours. 

  • A processing fee of $50 will be deducted from refunds. 

  • All cancellations and refunds will be processed in the same manner as original payment. Credit card refunds will normally be processed within 10 business days after the confirmation. 

  • Registrations are non-transferable between attendees or events. 

Have a question not addressed here?

Please contact us at meetings@iif.com. Please allow up to five (5) business days for a response to your request.